Man City’s Sergio Aguero names five players who inspired his football career

Manchester City star, Sergio Aguero, has named five players that inspired him to become one of the best strikers in the Premier League.

Aguero has matured into one of the greatest strikers in the world presently since he joined Man City in 2011 from Atletico Madrid.

The Argentine international has scored 180 Premier League goals for Pep Guardiola’s side, taking his career tally to over 350 goals.

The 31-year-old said he looked up to the likes of Javier Saviola, Tevez, Juan Roman Riquelme, Ronaldo and Michael Owen as a youngster.

“When I was very, very young, I used to focus a lot on Javier Saviola that used to play for River Plate,” Mirror UK quoted Aguero as saying.

“Later, I focused on Tevez, Juan Roman Riquelme, then Ronaldo from Brazil.”

He added: “I also liked Michael Owen. Mainly, I used to focus on the players that I liked and tried to play like they did. When I was young.”

Aguero is currently on self-isolation after the Premier League was suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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